Mary Pat Matheson
, Atlanta Botanical Garden, honored with Womenetics Atlanta POW!
"Mary Pat Matheson, President & CEO of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, is among 12 women honored with a Womenetics 2015 POW!
Since 2009, Womenetics has presented the POW!
Awards to recognize extraordinary female leaders who have attained a high level of transformative success in business, academia or a nonprofit, and are change agents in the community, respected for significant contributions locally and globally...
was cited for her
energy in making the Garden grow into an international destination that attracts tourists to Atlanta, her
leadership in completing a $55 capital campaign that enabled the Garden to double in size, and her
commitment to sustainability and conservation efforts, both in her
industry and community.
is leading a $50 million capital campaign that will provide for improvements and additional gardens and facilities at the Midtown Atlanta attraction...
"I am just thrilled to be honored with this award and to be among such fine company of women leaders," said Matheson, a former president of the American Public Gardens Association.